Talking Trees with Davey Tree

Dormant Pruning - Why Prune in the Winter?

December 28, 2023 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 3 Episode 49
Dormant Pruning - Why Prune in the Winter?
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Talking Trees with Davey Tree
Dormant Pruning - Why Prune in the Winter?
Dec 28, 2023 Season 3 Episode 49
The Davey Tree Expert Company

Mike Holleran from Davey's Wilmington, Delaware, office talks about why it's beneficial to prune in the winter, when an expert needs to help prune and tips on pruning your own tree. 

In this episode we cover:  

  • Benefits of pruning during dormancy (0:34) (9:55)
  • Reasons homeowners think their tree needs pruned (1:40)
  • Right tree right place (3:21)
  • When a homeowner should prune vs when to leave it to an expert (5:05)
  • Tools (7:20)
  • How to make cuts + serrated saws - replace or sharpen? (8:27)
  • What it's like to see trees you've pruned (11:31)
  • Benefits of hiring a certified arborist/accredited company (13:22)
  • Trees Mike likes planting (15:40)
  • Longwood Gardens and Chanticleer (18:13)
  • What Mikes gets out of his job (19:15)

To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code.  

To learn more about the benefits of pruning in the winter, read our blog, 5 Reasons to Prune During the Dormant Season.

To learn more about pruning tools, read our blog, 3 Best Tree Trimming Tools to Own

Connect with Davey Tree on social media:
Twitter: @DaveyTree
Facebook: @DaveyTree
Instagram: @daveytree
YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company
LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company 

Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com

Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

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Show Notes

Mike Holleran from Davey's Wilmington, Delaware, office talks about why it's beneficial to prune in the winter, when an expert needs to help prune and tips on pruning your own tree. 

In this episode we cover:  

  • Benefits of pruning during dormancy (0:34) (9:55)
  • Reasons homeowners think their tree needs pruned (1:40)
  • Right tree right place (3:21)
  • When a homeowner should prune vs when to leave it to an expert (5:05)
  • Tools (7:20)
  • How to make cuts + serrated saws - replace or sharpen? (8:27)
  • What it's like to see trees you've pruned (11:31)
  • Benefits of hiring a certified arborist/accredited company (13:22)
  • Trees Mike likes planting (15:40)
  • Longwood Gardens and Chanticleer (18:13)
  • What Mikes gets out of his job (19:15)

To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code.  

To learn more about the benefits of pruning in the winter, read our blog, 5 Reasons to Prune During the Dormant Season.

To learn more about pruning tools, read our blog, 3 Best Tree Trimming Tools to Own

Connect with Davey Tree on social media:
Twitter: @DaveyTree
Facebook: @DaveyTree
Instagram: @daveytree
YouTube: The Davey Tree Expert Company
LinkedIn: The Davey Tree Expert Company 

Connect with Doug Oster at www.dougoster.com

Have topics you'd like us to cover on the podcast? Email us at podcasts@davey.com. We want to hear from you!

Click here to send Talking Trees Fan Mail!